Planetmountain.com - Latest news http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/ PlanetMountain.com, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright, PlanetMountain.com info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cogne-ice-climbing-mountain-guides-in-defence-of-bearded-vulture-in-valnontey.html Cogne ice climbing: mountain guides in defence of Bearded Vulture in Valnontey planetmountain.com has received and is publishing the press release of the Italian Mountain Guides regarding the Bearded Vulture in Valnontey (Cogne). Ice climbing is currently prohibited on the Money summit plateau and the adjacent icefalls: L’ago di Money, Di fianco alla leggenda, Repentance super, La volpe e l’uva, Monday Money, Gusto di Scozia and Flash estivo. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/cogne-ice-climbing-mountain-guides-in-defence-of-bearded-vulture-in-valnontey.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:48:57 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/brenta-dolomites-new-mixed-climb-up-cima-groste.html Brenta Dolomites: new mixed climb up Cima Grostè Jacopo Pellizzari introduces Siamo fuori dal Tunnel, a new mixed climb first ascended with Mauro Mabboni on 2 and 5 December 2018 up the West Face of Cima Grostè (Brenta Dolomites). http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/brenta-dolomites-new-mixed-climb-up-cima-groste.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:28:24 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/daniel-woods-sending-box-therapy-in-rocky-mountains.html Daniel Woods sending Box Therapy in Rocky Mountains The video of American climber Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of Box Therapy, an 8C+ boulder problem in the Rocky Mountain National Park, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/daniel-woods-sending-box-therapy-in-rocky-mountains.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:40:16 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/wafaa-amer-claims-hyaena-historic-andrea-gallo-testpiece-at-finale-italy.html Wafaa Amer claims Hyaena, historic Andrea Gallo testpiece at Finale, Italy Egyptian rock climber Wafaa Amer report about her repeat of Hyaena, the milestone in Italian sports climbing freed by Andrea Gallo in 1986 at Finale Ligure. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/wafaa-amer-claims-hyaena-historic-andrea-gallo-testpiece-at-finale-italy.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 16 Dec 2018 18:26:09 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/parody-free-solo-the-film-alex-honnold-climbing-freerider-without-a-rope.html Parody of Free Solo, the film about Alex Honnold climbing Freerider without a rope The parody of the trailer to Free Solo that documents Alex Honnold and his climb without a rope of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite on 3 June 2017 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/parody-free-solo-the-film-alex-honnold-climbing-freerider-without-a-rope.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 16 Dec 2018 18:28:57 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/stefano-ghisolfi-portrays-his-perfecto-mundo-at-margalef.html Stefano Ghisolfi portrays his Perfecto Mundo at Margalef Interview with Stefano Ghisolfi after his repeat of Perfecto Mundo, the 9b+ at Margalef in Spain considered one of the most difficult sport climbs in the world. After Adam Ondra, Chris Sharma and Alexander Megos, the 25-year-old climber from Italy is now only the fourth climber to master these difficulties. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/interviews/stefano-ghisolfi-portrays-his-perfecto-mundo-at-margalef.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:29:56 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/teufelsgeige-new-mixed-climb-in-langental-dolomites.html Teufelsgeige, new mixed climb in Langental, Dolomites Ice climbing in the Dolomites: in Langental, Dolomites, Daniel Ladurner and Hannes Lemayer have made the first ascent of Teufelsgeige (125m, WI5+, M6), a new mixed climb circa 30 meters to the right of the classic icefall Piovra. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/teufelsgeige-new-mixed-climb-in-langental-dolomites.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:47:10 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/tsaranoro-atsimo-madagascar-film-1998-first-ascent-rolando-larcher-marco-sterni-erik-svab.html Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar, film of 1998 first ascent by Rolando Larcher, Marco Sterni, Erik Švab Online the film documenting the first route up Tsaranoro Atsimo in Madagascar, 'Never the same - Mai più così' established in 1998 by Rolando Larcher, Marco Sterni and Erik Svab. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/tsaranoro-atsimo-madagascar-film-1998-first-ascent-rolando-larcher-marco-sterni-erik-svab.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:32:59 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/environment/tommy-caldwell-climate-change-yosemite-valley.html Tommy Caldwell, climate change and Yosemite valley Starting from what he has observed in the Yosemite Valley, American climber Tommy Caldwell shares his concerns about climate change. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/environment/tommy-caldwell-climate-change-yosemite-valley.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:00:38 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/asta-nunaat-greenland-andrea-ghitti-fabio-olivari-climb-gioielli-viventi.html Asta Nunaat in Greenland, Andrea Ghitti and Fabio Olivari climb Gioielli Viventi On Asta Nunaat in eastern Greenland Andrea Ghitti and Fabio Olivari have made the first ascent of 'Gioielli Viventi', a new rock climb (320m, VI+/A1) established on 9 August 2018. This is likely to be only the second ascent of this mountain, after the first carried out in 2006 by Andi Fichtner, Christoph Hainz and Roger Schaeli. Olivari reports. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/asta-nunaat-greenland-andrea-ghitti-fabio-olivari-climb-gioielli-viventi.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:59:52 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/adam-ondra-climbing-at-smith-rock-vblog-7.html Adam Ondra climbing at Smith Rock / VBlog #7 The video of Adam Ondra climbing at Smith Rock in Oregon, the birthplace of American sport climbing. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/adam-ondra-climbing-at-smith-rock-vblog-7.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:45:18 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/airport-ice-climb-langental-dolomites-daniel-ladurner-hannes-lemayr.html Airport, possible new ice climb in Langental, Dolomites, by Daniel Ladurner, Hannes Lemayr In Langental (Puez - Geisler group, Dolomites) Daniel Ladurner and Hannes Lemayr have climbed a possible new icefall they have called Airport. The line runs to the left of the classic Jumbo Jet drip and has been graded WI5+ M4 160m. Ladurner reports. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/airport-ice-climb-langental-dolomites-daniel-ladurner-hannes-lemayr.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Sat, 08 Dec 2018 14:55:39 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/stefano-ghisolfi-absolutely-perfect-on-perfecto-mundo-margalef.html Stefano Ghisolfi picture perfect on Perfecto Mundo at Margalef Today at Margalef in Spain the Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi repeated Perfecto Mundo, the 9b+ freed by Alexander Megos and considered one of the hardest sport climbs in the world. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/stefano-ghisolfi-absolutely-perfect-on-perfecto-mundo-margalef.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:39:01 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sonnie-trotter-frees-north-america-wall-variation-el-capitan.html Sonnie Trotter frees North America Wall variation on El Capitan Climbing with Tommy Caldwell, on 19 November Sonnie Trotter made the first one day free ascent of a new all free variation to North America Wall / El Nino. The Canadian had discovered the 3-pitch variation, now called Pineapple Express, in 2017 with Alex Honnold. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/sonnie-trotter-frees-north-america-wall-variation-el-capitan.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:37:56 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/matilda-soderlund-returns-to-form-at-red-river-gorge.html Matilda Söderlund returns to form at Red River Gorge Swedish rock climber Matilda Söderlund has repeated Pure Imagination 8c+ at Red River Gorge, USA http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/matilda-soderlund-returns-to-form-at-red-river-gorge.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:28:44 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/nina-caprez-eline-le-menestrel-climbing-the-nose-el-capitan.html Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel climbing The Nose, El Capitan The video of Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel repeating The Nose, the famous big wall climb up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/nina-caprez-eline-le-menestrel-climbing-the-nose-el-capitan.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 07 Dec 2018 11:13:37 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/greg-boswell-guy-robertson-cast-their-forge-in-scotland.html Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson cast their Forge in Scotland Scottish mountaineers Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have started their winter climbing season in style with the first ascent of The Forge X/10 at An Teallach in NNW Scotland. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/greg-boswell-guy-robertson-cast-their-forge-in-scotland.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:25:41 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/books-press/la-sportiva-90th-mountaineering-climbing-footwear-history-prize-winning-book.html La Sportiva 90th, mountaineering, climbing and footwear history in a prize-winning book The book 'La Sportiva 90th, a history of alpinism, passion, innovation' celebrating the first 90 years of the famous Italian outdoor footwear and clothing company is now on sale at www.lasportiva.com. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/books-press/la-sportiva-90th-mountaineering-climbing-footwear-history-prize-winning-book.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 05 Dec 2018 21:30:49 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/fitz-roy-supercanaleta-patagonia-climbed-michele-colturi-federico-martinelli-federico-secchi.html Fitz Roy Supercanaleta climbed in Patagonia by Michele Colturi, Federico Martinelli, Federico Secchi From 25 - 28 November 2018 the Italian alpinists Michele Colturi, Federico Martinelli and Federico Secchi repeated the famous Supercanaleta route up Fitz Roy in Patagonia. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/alpinism/fitz-roy-supercanaleta-patagonia-climbed-michele-colturi-federico-martinelli-federico-secchi.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:46:35 +0100 http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/melissa-le-neve-climbing-golden-ticket-at-red-river-gorge.html Mélissa Le Nevé climbing Golden Ticket at Red River Gorge The video of French climber Mélissa Le Nevé on Golden Ticket at Red River Gorge, USA. http://www.planetmountain.com/en/news/climbing/melissa-le-neve-climbing-golden-ticket-at-red-river-gorge.html info@planetmountain.com (Planetmountain.com) Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:51:41 +0100